Media Roles at Wimbledon 2023

Posted 01 March 2023
Job type Fixed Term
Team Marketing & Commercial
Expiry 19 March 2023

Job description

We are looking to recruit a variety of people into the following Media teams at The Championships: Broadcast, Press Operations, and Photography (job descriptions for each team listed below).

What are we looking for? 

Our values of Heritage, Integrity, Respect and Excellence are at the heart of everything we do. We are looking for individuals who can display these when providing outstanding customer service, ensuring an unforgettable experience for every guest.

  • A keen interest in one of the mentioned media areas

  • Previous experience or studies in the fields of media operations, broadcast, journalism, communications, or photography, is desirable

  • Good knowledge of tennis

  • Excellent communication skills and English language skills (foreign language skills are desirable)

  • Ability to work under pressure, and use initiative to resolve queries and solve problems in a busy environment

  • Good level of computer literacy, including moderate Excel skills

  • Trustworthy, hardworking, and reliable

  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude

Important Information 

  • Contracts vary in length - please see individual job descriptions below. For all positions you must be available for all 14 days of The Championships (3 July to 16 July 2023).

  • You will be required to attend an induction on site on or prior to your start date. Training dates will depend on the role.

  • You must be 18 years or older before the start of employment, and have the right to work in the UK.

  • If shortlisted, you will be invited to attend an Assessment Centre here at the AELTC in Wimbledon on Tuesday 18 April.

What will you be doing? 

When you complete your application, you will be asked to indicate which position you would like to be considered for:

Broadcast Assistant 

  • Accompanying TV crews when filming around The Grounds

  • Making sure broadcasters follow AELTC policies and procedures while around the Grounds, ensuring filming operations take place in a safe manner

  • Supporting the broadcast bookings & accreditation desks where required, troubleshooting broadcaster queries

  • Supporting ‘WBS’ (Wimbledon Broadcast Services) Host Broadcast operations

  • Ensuring the broadcast centre is operating smoothly as well as in a safe, compliant manner

  • General admin tasks and office support to the operations office

  • This position starts on 26 June through to 16 July (training will take place week commencing 19 June)

Press Assistant 

  • Providing customer service at the reception desk of the Press Centre for all enquiries.

  • Dealing with a multitude of media queries from around 500 international media, referring to senior staff as necessary.

  • Issuing press accreditations, press packs and temporary access passes.

  • Taking deposits / payments for padlocks and keys for lockers / desk drawers.

  • Ensuring all information on the front desk and on all floors of the Press Centre is up to date e.g. press conference transcripts.

  • Taking part in security checks and ensuring health and safety rules are adhered to.

  • Assisting with general office work as required.

  • Delivering sundries to colleagues on courts or in commentary boxes.

  • This position starts on 26 June through to 16 July (training will take place on your start date)

Photo Library Assistant 

  • Assisting the Photo Library Manager with processing and assessment of images and the preparation of the Wimbledon Images website.

  • Uploading of all digital imagery created by the photo team onto the back end of the Capture based system.

  • Distributing the batches of images to the Collections team for keywording.

  • Carrying out basic keywording duties.

  • Fulfilling basic image requests.

  • This role requires a high level of numeracy and accuracy when entering data, and some experience of working in a photo library role would be a bonus.

  • This position starts on 5 June through to 21 July (training will take place on your start date)